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. . >>> a deposed president on trial. mohamed morsi faces court in egypt, accused of inciting murder. person myself myself >> hello from doha. we have comprehensive coverage of the mohamed morsi. >>> the u.s. secretary of state arrives in egypt. >> the m23 rebel leader declares a ceasefire in the democratic republic of congo, as the army bombbards their mountain hideout. >> another victim in peortooo pt , islanders -- peurto ryk j. >> mohamed morsi arrives in court in cairo for the first day of his trial. egypt now has two former presidents on trial, on almost the same charges. this is what we are seeing outside the police academy in cairo. the crowd has increased in the last half hour or so. 20,000 police and soldiers deployed around cairo in anticipation of violence for what is happening at the police academy today. there are, we should point out, another 14 muslim brotherhood members who are on trial as well as mohamed morsi, and the anti-coup alliance is there in support of them. >> this is the home town of mohamed morsi. protests from earlier. this is an hour or so ago.
, the trial of the ousted president mohamed morsi gets underway this morning and these are supporters outside of the academy where the trial is taking place. his supporters there have been gathering this morning. the trial at least we are hearing has been adjourned as we are saying because mohamed morsi has been defiant from the beginning and not recognizing the legitimate si and not wearing the overalls that is demanded in the case and the judge temporarily adjourned proceeding and we have dominick from cairo with the events up to this point. >> supporters of the deposed president mohamed morsi outside the police academy where the former leader is on trial. they say he was forced from office illegally and they demand the charges against him be dropped. mohamed morsi is charged with insighting others to commit murder in connection with the deaths of several people killed in street fighting outside a presidential palace in december. 20,000 members of the security forces are on the streets of cairo determined to make sure the trial goes ahead. but public opinion about it is polorized. >> transl
and murder, if convicted mohamed morsi could face the death penalty. >> arab leaders gathering in cairo to persuade syrian opposition forces to come to geneva ii. >> paul ciancia told police that he acted alone in the shooting at los angeles international airport. >> art imitating life. a moroccan artist drawing inspiration from real-life turmoil in the middle east. >> welcome to al jazeera america. former egyptian president mohamed morsi is at a cairo police academy to face trial for inciting riots and murder. mohamed morsi and his legal team arrived moments ago amid tight security. supporters of muslim brotherhood are planning protests. dominic kane brings us this report ahead of the trial. >> these are the first pictures of mohamed morsi to emerge since being deposed as president in july. loked by an egyptian newspaper, they are thought to show him during a meeting with foreign dignitaries that month. he says he was ousted by the military in a move that was illegal. >> translation: it's illegal. i'm the president, according to the constitution of the country. kout de tar means a stri
level visit there since the military removed president mohamed morsi in july. during kerry's 6-hour stay he called for the violence to end and the country to move towards full democracy. we have the latest from washington. >> the first stop made on the trip to the middle east was not to saudi arabia, but instead to cairo egypt. it's the first and highest ranking visit by a u.s. official since july 3rdrd. that's the day that the military removed mohamed morsi from his post as president of egypt and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been quite anxious about what has been happening in egypt since, and it was john kerry's mission on sunday to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> how can the united states reconcile working with the government and supporting the move to democracy? >> basically, let's put it this way - the trip was unannounced. in diplomatic terms that is in essence denying egypt the ability to say, "look, the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the
mohammed morsi appears in court but rejects the entire process. the case is now adjourned until january. >>> in saudi arabia, trying to patch up damaged relationship. >>> and n.a.t.o. supply root face disruption in pakistan in threat of retaliation of u.s. drone strike. i'm in london with the top stories from europe. including the picasso and the thief. now some of the masterpieces looted by the nazi are discovered in a flat in munich. from this to this. the british police hunt for a suspect who escaped disguised in a burka. >>> the trial of egypt's deposed president mohammed morsi has been adjourned in january. he and other muslim brotherhood leaders arrived to face charges. but it was chaos from the beginning. the start of the trial was delayed, resumed, and adjourned all with mohammed morsi refusing to recognize the court's legitimately. in the rally outside of the trial several people have about arrested, and there have been protests outside of cairo's supreme constitutional court and high court. and here is dominick cane now with how monday's events unfolded. >> supporters of depos
in mali. lemaitre wins france's most prestigious book prize. prix goncourt. the trial of mohamed morsi has to january 8. his trial at the high-security police complex outside cairo was suspended minutes after it began. morsi is the country's first ever democratically elected leader. he has been charged for inciting to the death led of protesters during his time in office. thomas waterhouse reports. >> day one of the morsi trial, and just hours after the hearing began, it is already adjourned. telling the court, "i am the president of the republic," morsi refused to don the customary white prison suit. he then succeeded in disrupting proceedings further by singing in court. leading the judge to push back the trial to january. >> sorry about that, we seem to be having technical difficulties. our correspondent catherine stably is at the courthouse in cairo. she gives us more details on what happened there this morning. mohamed morsi has refused to recognize the judge at the trial. he says it does not have any legitimacy. he has been taken away by helicopter. we saw him fly overhead and he is
. president mohammed morsi is on trial, and he tells the judge he is still the country's legitimate president. >>> secretary of state john kerry tried to smooth things over with saudi arabia, and new details on the man who was involved in the shooting at lax. >> a trial that divided a nation has adjourned almost as quickly as it began. thdefiant mohammed morsi appearg in trial today. refusing to wear the required uniform but also announcing he's still the country's president. >> reporter: supporters of the deposed president mohamed morsi outside of the police academy where the former leader is on trial. they say he was forced from office illegally. and they demand the charges against him be dropped. mohammed morsi is charged with inciting others to commit murder. 20,000 members of the security forces are on the streets of cairo determined to make sure the trial goes ahead. the public opinion about it is polarized. >> god will be on our side. the court will issue a verdict that will be for the sake of egypt and the egyptians to more forward. morsi was not fair at all. >> this trial has nothing
president mohamed morsi appeared in court, charged with inciting murder and violence, but defiantly insisted he is still the country's legitimate leader. and hari sreenivasan tracks a new york city family trying to get by on one parent's eight- dollar-an-hour wage. >> it's easy looking, oh, yeah, with that money i'll be able to -- i won see anyone, i challenge you, do it. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: billionaire investor steven cohen and his high- profile hedge fund agreed today to a record plea deal for insider trading. s.a.c capital advisors will admit to criminal fraud and pay $1.8 billi
is move to full democracy on his first visit to egypt since mohamed morsi was ousted. >> it was an ambush. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sab damaging peace talks. >> murder charges laid after the shooting at lax. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east in the hopes of repairing tensions with gulf allies over syria. he will have stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a visit to egypt. this morning john kerry urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> i wanted to first express to the egyptian people as clearly and force fully as i can, in no uncertainly terms, the united states is a friend of the people of egypt, of the country of egypt, and we are a partner to your county. >> john kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. >> we have some news from sue with breaking news. you have information on the meeting with the arab league. >> yes, it's emerging that the discussions that the egyptian foreign minister and u.s. secre
. >> former president mohamed morsi - a visit from the u.s. secretary of state. >> i'm kath turner in new york where officials are battling two unprecedented events - hurricane sandy, and the two boston marathon bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give
arrived in egypt. john kerry's first visit since the over throw of mohamed morsi. he's to make an appearance in court on monday, accused of inciting murder and violence. relations has been strained inns u.s. withdrew k since the u.s. withdrew some aid. >> this is john kerry's first visit since the deposing of mohamed morsi. what more do we know about the secretary of state's visit. >> we know he landed half an hour ago. he's already meeting the foreign minister in cairo. and he'll meet with the man behind the current government, the defence minister, abdul fatah al-sisi. >> we are hearing that the u.s. officials on the plan landing in cairo with the u.s. secretary of state was saying that he was expecting a frostry reception. we know they announced a freeze on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of aid to egypt last month, and also the transference of military hardware - like helicopters and tanks. it didn't go down well in egypt. the u.s. trying to draw a line in the sand saying to the new government - respect human rights, bring in democratic principles, stop your crackdown
foster and in the next 60 minutes: egypt's deposed president, mohamed morsi appears in court and rejects the entire process. the case is adjourned until january. >>> pakistan considers retaliation over u.s. drone strikes. >> hello there, i'm felicity bar, in london, the latest in europe, picasso and matisse. discovered in a flat in munich. from this to this. a suspect escapes disguised in a burka. >> so, the trial of egypt's deposed president mohamed morsi has been adjourned until the beginning of next year. earlier, he and other muslim leaders arrived in cairo to face charges. it was chaotic in the start. it was delayed, resumed, and finally with morsi failing to recognize the legitimacy of the court. thousands of pro-morsi suppor supporters staged protests, several were arrested and protests from a pro-government news channel, from the supreme constitutional court and the high court. an extra 20,000 security personnel were deployed across the capitol to deal with any trouble. dominic kane is with us from cairo. over to you dominic. >> well, david, the protests we saw earlier on today h
marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. he urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing that u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> the u.s.-egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance. there are bigger issues that matter to us, that concern u that define the relationship. >> al jazeera's rosalind jordan joins us from washington. rosalind, the push for a democracy from the u.s. how does the u.s. reconcile a push for democracy whilst supporting the military-backed government responsible for the ousting of mohamed morsi? . >> it's a pragmatic reconciliation. it comes down to a couple of things - the peace treaty between u.s. and israel. the u.s. relies on their ability to deal with hamas and insurgent groups in the sinai in the peninsula. it's against u.s. interests to walk away from whatever is happening in cairo. the idea that because egypt had an amount of influence in the region, the u.s. wants to see the country move past the long-running political crisis and re-establish come democratically elected governm
president mohammed morsi goes on trial. and there are new details about the man police say was behind that shooting at l.a.x. >> saudi arabia is one of america's most important allies in the middle east. but there has been tension between the two countries as of yet, and secretary of state john kerry now trying to put that relationship back on track. saudi arabia one of several stops on his middle east tour as the saudi's complain about the syria, iran, and the middle east peace process. >> right now we have things to make certain that the saudi arabia-u.s. relationship is on track moving forward, and doing the things that we need to accomplish. >> the saudi foreign minister telling kerry his country has no problems with the united states. the two countries promising each other that the region they would continue to work together on issues on which they do not agree. >>> there is a new independent report out that says doctors and nurses under u.s. military order participating in the abuse of terrorism suspects according to the institute of medicine. medical professionals actually help
accused of violence and murder and if convicted mohamed morsi could face the death penalty and fall out after a suspected u.s. drone strike kills the head of the pakistan taliban and the u.s. ambassador is going to islamabad. the trouble gunman accused of opening fire at lax and killing a tsa worker and they told him after they shot him he acted alone. and a traditional form of fighting hundreds of years old is in danger of getting knocked out by modern martial arts. good morning and welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie, more than four months after egypt military coup the trial of the first freely elected president is underway and p.m. was over thrown on july 3 and held in a secret location until today. no pictures showing morsi in court have come out. he arrived earlier at a police academy in cairo for the start of his trial. these are live pictures of protesters outside the court building. morsi is charged with insightment to commit murder. supporters say the trial is political and claim it's part of the military crack down on the muslim brotherhood. 14 more brotherhood leader
the ousting of mohammed morsi in july. rosalyn moore has more from washington? >> the first stop john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to cairo, egypt, the first and highest-ranking visit by a u.s. official to the egyptian capital city since july 3rdrd. >> that's the day that the military removed mohammed morsi and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt ever since. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> ross lin, how can the u.s. reconcile working with this government while supporting move toward democracy? >> basically let's put it this way. the trip was unannounced. in diplomatic terms, that is denying egypt the ability to say, look. the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so, by having this unannounced trip, the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it very plain, and we h
been picked up, including the former president mohamed morsi himself. it comes a day after the trial that is supposed to be under way against the three leaders of the muslim brotherhood after it failed to get under way when the presiding judge pulled out, reduced himself and said it was impossible to try a case in which the defendants can't come to court. they couldn't come to court because security was so bad. all of this in the context of mohamed morsi's trial due to start. you can see this as a furthering of pressure on the muslim brotherhood. the government here - the courts called for the assets of muslim brotherhood to be seized. this is part of what could be seen as ratcheting up the pressure on muslim brotherhood prior to the trial of the ousted former president. >> most of the leadership is behind bars. is there a sense in egypt that the muslim brotherhood is a spent force? >> i don't think you could necessarily say that. certainly the representation of the muslim brotherhood on the streets is down compared to what it was months ago, years ago. they are still a presence on t
in july, which ousted former leader mohamed morsi. esam el-arian was a deputy leader of the muslim brotherhood's political party. we speak to dominique kane who joins us from cairo. what do you know of the circumstances of the arrest, and what is the significance? >> what we understand is in the early hours of the morning the police went to a house in new cairo suburbs of the capital. esam el-arian was found, they arrested him. there were pictures of him collecting bags and being taken away. he was taken to tora prison, where many of his colleagues in the muslim brotherhood, the senior leadership, is being held. the prosecutor is moving to the prison to start investigations with esam el-arian. this comes a day after the three leaders. mohammed badie and two colleagues were supposed to appear in the courthouse near tahir sqare in cairo. they didn't appear. the presiding judge at the time said he felt unease about a process in which the defendants could not be brought to a prison and reduced himself from that -- recused himself from that. it comes at a time when we have the trial of
is making an impromptu visit to egypt, the first since the ousting of president mohamed morsi. >> now bringing in sue turton. is kerry's visit a big deal to people in egypt? >> the egyptian people haven't really noticed that the u.s. secretary of state has landed in cairo. all the headlines at the moment in egypt are about the upcoming trial tomorrow, monday with the former president mohamed morsi. very few people turned up to the press conference to hear what john kerry and the minister said about their meeting. poddy language is interesting. they've had strained relations since the u.s. cut aid to egypt. they withheld military hardware, tanks, helicopters and jets. the egyptians were not pleased. the foreign minister said on saturday to reporters that they were looking beyond the u.s. for security needs, looking for multiple partners in the region. it was interesting to see the body language at the press conference, and talking about relations, how they would improve from now on, and thou john kerry was looking to egypt to improve its record on democracy, human rights and he believe
arein marred. u.s. secretary of state john kerry in egypt days before mohamed morsi's trial. yern breaks yet another soccer record. polls have closed in local elections in kosovo. serb participation in kosovo's political life is a key element of a european-union-brokered deal. today's voting was marred by reports of masked men strain -- storming the main polling center , throwing tear gas and smashing ballot boxes. >> they were only local elections. for kosovo's leaders, they were a barometer of relations between ethnic albanians and serbs. >> knees on the first free elections for all of kosovo -- these are the first free elections for all of kosovo, and that makes them historic for all of our young nation. >> it was the first democratic vote since kosovo broke away from serbia. >> it is a test of democracy and our country, proof that everyone has a voice -- democracy in our hastry, proof that everyone a voice. >> one polling station closed after masked men stormed it, smashing ballot boxes. ethnic serb hard-liners called for a boycott. there were widespread reports of voter intimidation
as supporters of ousted president mohammed morsi call for mass protests on the eve of his trial. the new york city marathon cancelled last year is run under heavy security this year. done dahler has a recap. and jason of cbs sports on the unusual case of a nfl player who says he left his team because he feared for his safety. >> this is th captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> jeff: good evening, everyone. i'm jeff glor with a western edition of the broadcast. the los angeles international airport has spent 1.6 billion dollars on security since 9/11. but friday still happened. a gunman shot his way through a security check point and made his way deep inside the second biggest airport in america. we have reports tonight both on what's happening there now and over the new calls to change the way tsa officers are protected. we begin with carter evans. >> reporter: terminal 3 once again reopened to passengers two days after a gunman shot his way through the security check point and continued firing through the gate area. a first look inside the concourse shows the bloodst
president mohamed morsi is accused of rejecting the court. let's go to dominic kane. what can you tell us about those? >> the presiding judge in the trial of the three leading members of the muslim brotherhood, presiding over the cases, the situation, back to the fact that they were -- the three were supposed to have been brought today for a hearing in that trial. it's the second time that this has not been possible and there are those that said the security situation has prevented those three men from being brought to court. the court is very close to tahrir square. sut an emotive location might have caused the judge has effectively said this is not good enough and that the defendants need to be able to come back to court. insofar as the ousted former president mohamed morsi has said, he doesn't recognize the court that's going to try minimum next wednesday, he hasn't been appointed counsel and he doesn't recognize it at all. there will be a team of 25 lawyers who have observed what happened from a defense point of view but they are not an official defense, they don't representative him
to cairo took place a day before mohamed morsi's trial was about to start. kerry coming into the country, has to reconcile two policy aims, maintaining america's strategic relationship with egypt, which is strained, and promoting the path to democracy. despite difficulties he said the u.s. is committed to working with egiment gipt. i -- egypt. >> i wanted to express to the egyptian people in no uncertain tems, the united states is a -- terms, the united states is a friend of people of egypt, the country of egypt and we are a partner to your countedry. as i told minister federal farm services agency, egild -- told minister farmy we'll continue to work with and cooperate with the gst. we have much to work on. the minister and i discussed candidly the issues and challenges we face. we think there's agreement even as we need to keep faith with the roadmap and the path it has to continue the march to democracy. >> how is going doing there - pragmatic for two-faced? >> i think the reaction here is they almost feel that the americans rolled over on the calls for democracy, greater respect of hu
more violence as the trial of mohamed morsi starts in just a few hours. the muslim brotherhood, which morsi belongs to, has called for massive nationwide protests, which in the past have triggered violent clashes with the security forces. morsi hasn't been seen since he was ousted by the military on july 3rd after millions of egyptians poured into the streets, demanding he step down. he's also been held at a secret location. and as the anxiety here rises, secretary of state john kerry visited cairo today to try to smooth over relations which are at their lowest point in decades. the u.s. has suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in aid as the military has cracked down on the population. more than 1,000 of morsi supporters have been killed in clashes with security forces. the fear tonight is that number may rise as this trial gets under way. david? >> alex marquardt watching there in cairo. thank you. >>> and in munich, germany, tonight, news of a discovery there. a treasure trove of artwork reportedly stolen by the nazis. a german magazine revealing today some 1,500 paintings have
. >> a trial that has divided a nation has adjourned almost as quickly as it began. a defiant mohamed morsi appeared at his trial in egypt. the deposed president not only refused to wear the uniform, he rejected the charges against him, said he is the legitimate president. don nick kane from cairo. >>> egypt's president arrives for his are trial in cairo. for months he has been in detention at a secret location. his supporters greeted him with the sign of the anti-coup alliance. in the public gallery others joined in but some opponents were heard to shout "execute h him." morsi said he is still the president. the senior judge felt compelled to adjourn the trial for two months. mohamed morsi's son said his father felt the proceedings were a sham. in no human rights, no legal rights, are and the call of emergency, and emergency, it's knot constitutional case. it's not a legal case. we are in part of egypt. >> outside the courts hundreds of morsi supporters had heard the court might dismiss the case. across the country, many of morsi's supporters were on the march. this was the scene in front
to democracy in egypt. he made his first visit there since the army removed president mohamed morsi from power in july. kerry is trying to repair relations hurt by a partial freeze of u.s. aid. he met with the foreign minister in cairo. kerry said he believes democracy is crucial for stability and growth. >> we support you in this tremendous transformation that you are undergoing. >> they met a day before former president morsi goes on trial. last year morsi became egypt's first democratically elected president. now he faces charges of inciting violence and complicity in the deaths of prisoners. his supporters in the muslim brotherhood say they're planning to protest when the court proceedings get going later on monday. kerry called on the leaders of the group and security forces to exercise restraint. >>> kerry is heading to israel to try to push the middle east peace process forward. israeli leaders have made his work more difficult even before he arrives. they have approved plans to build more homes for jewish settlers in occupied palestinian territory. the israelis issued tenders for the c
time bassem yousseff upset the authorities. he ended up in court in march for ridiculing mohamed morsi, president at the time. charges were dismissed, but the state commissioner called for this decision to be overturned. one of egypt's prominent news presenters was taken off the air, hinting that mohamed morsi's removal was a coup. she sees the banning of bassem yousseff's program as a sign that free speech is disappearing. >> what a blow to freedom of expression, free speech in egypt. that we have reverted back to january 2011, the red lines are back. obviously the red line now is the military. it's untouchable. >> a free press is virtually non-existent. few working for the private or state media are willing or allowed to criticise the government or substantiate. >> the foreign press is instructed to call the administration to say they'll be working each day. press freedoms are disappearing. >> in egypt we can't say there is a complete freedom of expression. freedom of speech. i don't think so. because in egypt now, i described the media. if you remember the era during the "'50s of th
to the country since the ousting of former president mohamed morsi back in july. the secretary making the unannounced trip on the first leg of a 9-day tour through the middle east and north africa. connor powell streaming live from kabul, afghanistan with more. connor? >> secretary of state john kerry arrived in cairo today during what he described as turbulent times. the relationship between egypt and the united states in recent months has been needless to say rocky since the military coup. but kerry insisted the united states is a friend and partner to the egyptian government and to the people. this was kerry's first trip to egypt since the military coup over threw the democratically elected government in july. since then the military-backed government has killed hundreds of supporters of the former president mohamed morsi and arrested thousands more, mainly from the muslim brotherhood party. the white house will actually -- has cut a large part of the u.s. aid to egypt both financial and military aid to the country. and some of the secular groups that have backed the military coup
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's what happened in cairo when ousted president mohamed morsi entered the courtroom. nbc news chief foreign correspondent richard engel was inside the morsi trial. what were you seeing? >> reporter: well, i've been to quite a few trials over the years and norpally they are quite boring pro seed do you recall durl affairs, he started to say he was a victim of a show trial and victim of a coup. he wasn't the only person yelling. as he was screaming at the judge say this was all nonsense and the court was illegitimate. several journalists in the room, egyptian journalists who are pro hill military and support the coup against morsi, they started yelling at well and trying to shout him down. the journalists who were smoking and standing on chairs, some of them took off shoes. i thought one was going to throw his show at morsi and chanting, death, death, death, saying that he should get the death penalty. as you had the defendant, mohamed morsi yelling at the judge calling the trial illegitimate and you have journalists yelling death at the defendant. >> richard, that's an extraordinary
before just a minute's islamist and democratically elected president mohammed morsi goes on trial tomorrow. there could be violence. his supporters from the muslim brotherhood have been holding small weekly rallies in solidarity. morsi himself hasn't been seen in public since the military removed him by force in july. the last time morsi's followers gathered in large numbers, they were gunned down. hundreds killed. this is an awkward time for a visit by the u.s. secretary of state, kerry in cairo today backing egypt's military, never once mentioning morsi. expressing confidence, egypt's generals will restore democracy eventually. >> and i think it is important for all of us until proven otherwise to accept that this is the track egypt is on and to work to help it to be able to achieve that. >> reporter: but democracy isn't the prevailing wind in cairo these days. instead, there is a government sponsored cheering campaign for the general who kicked morsi out of office. the u.s. faces tough choices in egypt. president obama has supported democracy in this country since the revolutio
overseas, there was a raucous scene in cairo today as egypt's ousted president mohamed morsi went on trial. this was the first we'd seen of morsi since the military arrested him four months ago during a coupe. morsi refused to wear prison clothing, insisting he is still egypt's legitimate ruler. he and 14 prominent members of the muslim brotherhood political movement are accused of inciting murder after several protesters were killed in demonstrations. clarissa ward is in cairo for us tonight following the case. clarissa? >> reporter: well, scott, it was a scene of absolute chaos in that courtroom. half of the people were chanting "down with military rule." others were shouting "execute him." and morsi himself completely refused to acknowledge the courts. he just kept repeating over and over "i am the president of the republic." but in the wake of a major military crackdown on the muslim brotherhood and its leaders, the pro-morsi movement has really been driven deep underground. organizing a demonstration these days is dangerous work. after a week of negotiations, we were allowed to ataepb
of dollars in aid rehe moved mohamed morsi. and it is scheduled to start tomorrow. >>> population boom is headed to contra costa county. they started closing navy bases in the area and there were high hopes of what would replace them. progress is slow and as ken wayne reports, concord is shaping up to be a much different story. >>> it is a rare sight in the densely populated bay area. >> open space and open canvas for developers. >> the weaponses station was the last of the major bay area military installations to close t while redevelopmentcontinues at hunter's point. alameda. treasure island. bases that closed year he is earlier. plans are moving quickly -- other base resist still finding their way. >> there is a potential we will be able to accelerate our development faster than the other bases. >> michael wright heads up the project. >> it is going to be a, i think, a real first class place to live. >> residents are going to move into new housing at the site. they will be surrounded by thousands of acres of open space and parks connected to mount diablo. that is hard to envision. y
since mohamed morsi has been ousted as president. they're protesting the military coup there. what have you been hearing, sue? >> reporter: for the last couple of hours we've been seeing a demonstration outside of the main university campus. the demonstration has been fairly good natured, but we were seeing some of the students staging a small sit-in just next to the line of apc, the army there lining up, stopping the students moving through the famous square where there was that huge crackdown in august, and it's a symbolic iconic square for students constantly saying they want to move to that square, and told by security forces they can't. in the last 15 minutes we were told by students on the ground, they allowed police to move through the line and then they started firing tear gas. the students were pressuring the army line to try to get closer to the square, and possibly that has inflamed the situation. but that now has been cleared, and students are going back to the campus. we're hearing from the tear gas was fired both outside of the campus and inside the campus. >> ale we find
. >>> a state of alert has been declared in egypt ahead of the trial of deposed president mohammed morsi. 20,000 extra security forces are being deployed in cairo. meanwhile hundreds of people are continuing to protest against the july coup which removed morsi. there are rallies taking place around cairo and giza. >>> a funeral has taken place for one of four palestinian fighters killed in gaza. the israeli military says the tunnels were being used to carry out attacks on its territory. its its a -- on monday rockets wr fired into israel from the territory. >>> electricity has been cut off from the gaza strip due to a shortage of diesel, forcing the only electricity plant to shutdown. in september the energy authority warned of an impending shortage of fuel. the deputy head of the gaza energy society, and he says a shortage of fuel is a big problem. >> reporter: we were depending on fuel coming from egypt, and without part of the taxes from palestinian authority and [ inaudible ] they promise us it is without taxes, but now they told us that they will stay with the full taxes, which we canno
remove mohamed morsi from his post ac as president of the egypt and placed him under arrest. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration on what washington expect kie re t cairn the white so weeks and months a. how can they move toward working toward democracy. the trip was unannounced and that was denying egypt the ability to say look the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politically in the past five months. so by having this unannounced trip the u.s. was able to send a message that it does disapprove of what has happened. that said, the u.s. also is making it very plain and we heard this from secretary kerry on sunday that the u.s. looks to egypt as a security partner across the middle east. they have had a long standing military relationship. egyptian soldiers train here in the u.s. and the u.s. looks to egypt to-mayb to maintain secur. particularly with the park par f israel with the u.s. has a peace treaty and they look to egypt to make sure that insurdon'surgecss don't get a toe hold. egypt has had an outside amount of in
in cairo. that's the highest level american visit to egypt since the removal of mohamed morsi. since then, the u.s. has sent hundreds of millions in aid. >> the u.s./egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance, and there are much bigger issues that matter to us and concern us and define the relationship. >> conner powell now has more. >> reporter: secretary of state john cakerry arrived in cairo a described the turbulent times. and kerry insisted today that the united states is both a friend and partner to egypt. this was kerry's first trip to egypt since the military over through the democratic elected leader. morsi will stand trial beginning tomorrow. and the white house has cut a large part of the u.s. military and financial aid to egypt because of undemocratic reforms, and some of the secular groups that backed the military coup six months ago turned on the government in cairo saying they are not doing enough to restore democracy, and kerry struck an upbeat tone today saying he sees signs the military will restore democracy in the near future, and there are fears the man be
mohamed morsi ousted by the military in a coup last july arrived for the opening of his trial on charges of murder and incitement to violence. defiant, the muslim brotherhood leader told the judge, i am egypt's legitimate president, i refuse to be tried by this court. chanting in the courtroom led the judge to adjourn until january. visit cairo on sunday, secretary kerry downplayed the issue. >> this aid issue a very small issue between us. i think it's important for all of us until proven otherwise to accept that this is the track egypt is on and to work to help it to be able to achieve that. >> reporter: kerry has now touched down in poland will we will likely face more questions about the nsa. on thursday, kerry acknowledged nsa surveillance has in some cases reached too far inappropriately. but he insisted innocent people are not being abused by it. bret? >> james, thank you. >>> clashes broke out over the weekend in france between police and protesters of a so-called eco tax. police fired tear gas and water cannons at thousands who hurled stones and other objects at them. protesters
of the muslim brotherhood still at large after a coup ousted president mohammed morsi in july. the senior leader in the brotherhood's political arm, essam el-erian, was seized on wednesday on charges of inciting violence. hours after authorities announced his detention, police entered al-azhar university campus in cairo where they opened fire with tear gas and arrested pro-morsi student demonstrators. egypt has set a date of november for for morsi to stand trial. the associated press reports some 20,000 police officers and soldiers will guard the upcoming trial. on thursday, muslim brotherhood coalition called for mass demonstrations across the country against the trial. morsi charges surrounding the deaths of at least 10 demonstrators killed in a protest against his government last december. under the morsi supporters have been killed by state forces since his ouster. >> we spend the remainder of the hour with two people who witnessed one of the bloodiest massacres of morsi supporters by egyptian state forces. they are kind of toronto filmmaker john greyson and emergency room medical doctor tar
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of ousted president mohamed morsi begins. security officials are concerned about protesters and moved the trial's location at the last minute. we have this report from cairo. >> reporter: egypt is on edge, bracing for the possibility of more violence as the muslim brotherhood called for protests that in the past triggered violent clashes with the security forces. morsi hasn't been seen since he was ousted by the military on july 3st after millions of egyptians poured in to the streets demanding he step down and has been in a secret location. as the anxiety here rises, secretary of state john kerry visited cairo to try to smooth over relations which are at the lowest point in decades. the u.s. has suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in aid as the military has cracked down on the population. more than 1,000 of morsi's supporters have been killed in clashes with security forces since he was deposed, and the fear that number could rise as the trial gets underway. abc news, cairo. >>> pediatricians say fighting obesity in children maybe easier if some kids get extra sleep. they studi
. join today. >>> the trial of deposed egyptian president mohamed morsi is off to a chaotic start. morsi arrived for the trial and immediately invoked his status as egypt's first freely elected president. and that is about as far as things got there. the trial was postponed until early next year. live in cairo, ian, it sounds like it barely got going before it was postponed. what happened inside there? >> that's right, brooke. initially, we thought it was going to be a quick, noneventful procedural trial, but really was anything but. morsi came strolling in, wearing a suit, not the typical white jumper that most defendants are seen wearing when asked who he was, he said he was the president of the republic, and that he did not recognize the legitimacy of the court. his other co-defendants, the seven others, also broke out into chants, saying that they do not recognize the legitimacy of the court twice. the judge had to adjourn the court, calm things down. probably the most bizarre was two local egyptian journalists got in a fight with a lawyer. the journalists chanted -- angry at him. an
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